Jonathan Rettinger & Microsoft’s 4 Biggest Problems

Microsoft
Microsoft

I don’t often read the Huffington Post, so I missed this when it was posted. After reading it, well, Jonathan Rettinger doesn’t understand Microsoft, and he doesn’t understand business.

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NSA Spying Scandal – An Analysis

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NSA Logo

Like a lot of people, I’ve been following the NSA Spying Scandal closely. In fact, I’ve been following it for several years, since before I first ran into Barrett Brown. Seriously. The leaks about go back a long way, and most writers appear to have missed the implications.

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Microsoft Death Watch – Buys Nokia Smartphone Business

Nokia Smartphones
Nokia Smartphones

A couple of days ago I wrote about Ballmer’s impending retirement. One of the points I made is that Ballmer appears of have made the choice, that he isn’t being pushed out. A lot of writers have effectively written Ballmer off as a spent force at Microsoft.

Then Microsoft buys Nokia’s handset division…

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Thieves – and Incompetent Ones

Ever see those ads – SPEED UP YOUR PC NOW!

Ever take a close look at them?

Blonde Model
Blonde Model

Compare the image with the Blonde model too

Brunette Model
Brunette Model

The image with the Brunette model. Being models, they are pretty. But…

This ad is aimed at Windows users, and the women are using Macs. Due to the small size of the images, it is hard to be certain, but the Windows 8 Desktop doesn’t seem to line up properly with the physical screen.

You think they’d at least pick a Dell or HP computer for the ad, wouldn’t you? Would you really trust someone that can’t even use the correct computer in an ad? I wouldn’t.

Regards

Wayne Borean

Sunday September 1, 2013

Software Upsets – Microsoft Windows and Writing

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Microsoft

What do you do, when a friend complains that Microsoft Windows has stopped working. Again.

When you make the obvious suggestion, that possibly it isn’t a good idea to use Windows if it causes that many problems, you get screamed at. It’s too expensive to buy a Mac. It’s too expensive to switch to Linux (though all it costs is a blank CD-R or DVD-R).

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